Methods Descriptive epidemiology was adopted for analysis in hospitalized children patients with pneumonia from November 2005 to January 2006. Results 204 of all 386 hospitalized patients were diagnosed by direct immunofluorescence etiologic assay.
Methods Serum levels of IFN-γ,TNF-α and Epo in SLE children patients and normal children were measured by enzyme linked immunosorbent assay(ELISA). The influences of IFN-γ and TNF-α on colony forming unit-erythroid(CFU-E)and burst forming unit-erythroid(BFU-E),and the influences of serum and Epo from SLE patients on CFU-E yields of SLE bone marrow cells.
In three children (patients 1, 2 and 3) insulindependency was predicted 28, 32 and 4 months, respectively before the disease became clinically manifest, by the finding of islet cell antibodies at that time.
Mortality rate in neurologically impaired children patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease is high but in most cases unrelated to the antireflux procedure.
The titer of anti-Hsp71 was also higher in children patients with ITP.
Prominent acrocentric chromosome satellites in child patients with mental retardation or psychiatric disorders; No IQ-satellite
Child patients with mental retardation or psychiatric disorders were selected for the presence of prominent acrocentric chromosome satellites and highest or lowest IQ scores.
This practical article for clinical electrophysiologists discusses the evaluation of infant and child patients' visual systems using electroretinographic (ERG), electrooculographic (EOG), and visually evoked potential (VEP) techniques.
Medical social work for child patients in a Hospital
Lateral cephalograms of 139 (68 males; 71 females) untreated child patients with anterior crossbite in the primary dentition were assessed.